Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures / Edition 2

Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures / Edition 2

by Fred M. Henretig, Christine D. Young
     
 

Widely acclaimed for its outstanding step-by-step illustrations, comprehensive coverage, and reader-friendly format, Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures is now in its thoroughly updated Second Edition. In 137 chapters, the book provides clear, complete instructions on every emergency medicine procedure performed on infants, children, and adolescents.

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Overview

Widely acclaimed for its outstanding step-by-step illustrations, comprehensive coverage, and reader-friendly format, Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures is now in its thoroughly updated Second Edition. In 137 chapters, the book provides clear, complete instructions on every emergency medicine procedure performed on infants, children, and adolescents. More than 1,000 detailed drawings, most in two-color, show how to perform each procedure.

This edition includes a new chapter on new technologies and techniques for managing the difficult airway. Other new topics include use of tissue adhesives in laceration repair, focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST), management of priapism, reimplanting an avulsed permanent tooth, use of automatic external defibrillators, and procedures related to bioterrorism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781753869
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
1344
Sales rank:
555,067
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION HEADINGS:

GENERAL CONCEPTS

CARDIOPULMONARY LIFE SUPPORT PROCEDURES

TRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT PROCEDURES

ANESTHESIA AND SEDATION PROCEDURES

SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR NEONATES

NEUROLOGIC AND NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES

OPHTHALMOLOGIC PROCEDURES

OTOLARYNGOLOGIC PROCEDURES

DENTAL PROCEDURES

CARDIOVASCULAR PROCEDURES

PULMONARY PROCEDURES

GASTROINTESTINAL PROCEDURES

GENITOURINARY PROCEDURES

ORTHOPAEDIC PROCEDURES

MINOR EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

LABORATORY SKILLS

TOXICOLOGIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROCEDURES

ULTRASONOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES

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